They Were Expendable

As the recession drags on and on, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend about the face of the jobless: singles far outnumber marrieds on the unemployment line.  According to the US Department of Labor’s most recent statistics (http://www.bls.gov/data/), the monthly average unemployment rate for single, never-married women is 11.5 percent.  For married women, the figure is […]

Why ‘Call Me “Miss”‘?

I’m writing Call Me “Miss”! (CMM) to take on the stereotypes and myths about single-for-life women, or SOLOs (singles over a lifetime only).  I’ll use CMM to define the experience of single women in America and draw of the personal experiences of dozens of them of varied ages, professions and interests.  CMM will examine the […]